Climate Change

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Awaits Court Ruling On Dakota Access Oil Pipeline
TRNN's Kim Brown speaks to protesters outside the Washington, D.C. District Court

  August 25, 2016

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fights North Dakota Oil Pipeline
Chairman Dave Archambault says it's simply a matter of time before the Dakota Access pipeline leaks, ruining their way of life forever

  August 24, 2016

Why is Emma Thompson in the Arctic?
Professor Chris Williams and actress Emma Thompson discuss the threats of seismic testing and drilling for oil in the Arctic - from aboard a Greenpeace ship off of Clyde River, Nunavut

  August 23, 2016

Devastating Floods in Louisiana Are the Sign of Things to Come
Climate scientist Michael Mann: The recent floods in Louisiana, West Virginia, and Ellicott City are becoming the norm

  August 19, 2016

Deadly Wildfires to Grow More Intense, Burn Longer Due to Global Warming
Drought, dead trees, and less snow means fires in the Western U.S. will likely get worse, says Dr. Alyson Kenward from Climate Central

  August 19, 2016

Climate Change Will Prolong U.S. Mosquito Season, Lead to Spread of Zika Virus
Report from Climate Central shows warmer weather adds 30 extra days of mosquito-breeding time to areas across America

  August 17, 2016

'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (3/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot dispels the myths surrounding Latin America's historic elections of left governments and their implementation of anti-poverty and social programs

  August 17, 2016

The Dangers of Climate Change Aren't Coming: They're Already Here
Professor Chris Williams says even the U.S. Department of Defense is speaking of climate change in the present tense

  August 14, 2016

One Year After Gold King Spill, Navajo Nation Left With Uncertain Future
Janene Yazzie of the Little Colorado River Watershed Chapters Association says the Environmental Protection Agency has failed to explain the impact of the Gold King mine wastewater spill on agriculture or ensure a plan for future emergencies

  August 6, 2016

Big Oil and the Battle for Our Future
Wenonah Hauter, author of Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment explains the history of the oil industry's collusion with the state and how the fate of the planet depends on challenging fracking

  August 1, 2016

Countries' Pledges to Cut Emissions Won't Stay Within 2 Degrees Limit Set by UN Paris Agreement
Dr. Joeri Rogelj, research scholar at the energy program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, says we need significant transitions in energy production, transportation, and agricultural systems

  July 15, 2016

A Green Transition Can Preserve the Livelihood of Workers
PERI's Robert Pollin tells Paul Jay that a just transition for those who work in the fossil fuel sector is not only necessary, it's possible

  July 14, 2016

US Scientific Societies Urge Congress to Act on Climate Change
Dr. Rush Holt of the AAAS explains how the inaction on emissions reduction and support of climate adaptation is due to prevailing ideologies and lack of the dispersal of information, not to a lack of research

  July 8, 2016

Extreme Heatwaves, More Wildfires, and Dying Trees
Michael Mann, author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars, discusses the link to climate change, and why he is still optimistic

  June 26, 2016

Why Big Oil and Gas Get Exclusive Access to Public Lands as Low as $1.50 an Acre
DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn discusses how Tim DeChristopher's 2008 act of civil disobedience triggered a response by the oil and gas industries to move to online restrictive bidding

  June 19, 2016

Will Cap and Trade Limit the Success of Ontario's Climate Action Plan?
Patrick DeRochie and Mark Winfield discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the plan, including the cap-and-trade regime, in reducing the Canadian province's greenhouse gas emissions

  June 15, 2016

The Real Weather Report: Paris Deluged
Paris and Bavaria are both experiencing extreme weather conditions as scientist predicted for Europe says Dimitri Lascaris

  June 4, 2016

Debate: Green Economic Growth Vs. Slow Growth (2/2)
Economists Robert Pollin and Peter Victor continue their discussion over whether economies can grow while simultaneously reducing their greenhouse gas emissions

  June 3, 2016

Debate: Green Economic Growth Vs. Slow Growth (1/2)
Economists Robert Pollin and Peter Victor discuss whether ecological sustainability and economic growth can be achieved simultaneously

  June 2, 2016

By Ignoring Fossil Fuel Extraction, the Paris Agreement is Doomed to Failure
In part two, environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey says a just solution to climate change requires keeping fossil fuels in the ground and reparations from wealthy nations to developing ones

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